I have started dabbling with SPFX development in hopes of implementing modern webparts on a modern page on SharePoint Online that fits the project I want to accomplish. The whole idea is to reflect multiple sections of a document in different sections/ webparts, where an employee is required to agree/ disagree with the content of a section before moving onto the following section. I have thus far been able to create multiple sections/ webparts on a single modern page that will hold the different pieces of information. The first section contains a regular button (that would serve as the agree and another button as teh disagree) that I am trying to use to trigger a Flow.
Following this tutorial https://flow.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/call-flow-restapi/ that explains how to accomplish this, I understand that in order to send data across from the SPFx web part to a Flow, I need to use the Request/ HTTP connectors. However, when I attempt to do so in Flow I see that all the Request and HTTP connectors are labeled with "Premium".
Now after some research, following this article: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Office-Retirement-Blog/UPDATED-Updates-to-Microsoft-Flow-and-... it is stated that:
Effective February 1, 2019, the following capabilities will only be available with PowerApps and Flow Plan 1 and Plan 2:
Can someone please help me understand, because as far as I can see I am still technically integrating HTTP actions into Flow INSIDE SharePoint... Or am I understanding this wrongly?
Has anyone bumped into this same situation? I would like some guidance please!!! Thank you!!!
Hi @Y_R ,
I'm afraid that it is not easy to use HTTP connector to trigger a flow from a button in SPFX webpart.
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Thank you for your response.
But can you explain a bit more? I've been through numerous tutorials that explained that it can be done with the ‘When a HTTP request is received’ trigger. And with the connector becoming 'Premium', what are my options? According to the article I posted with the changes in Flow Plans, is it that I have to upgrade? Otherwise, is there a suggested way that you can offer to facilitate what I'm attempting to do?
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